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Amit Khare to start his second tenure as I&B secretary

MUMBAI: He’s back at a post he held just about two years back. Amit Khare, the higher education secretary in the HRD ministry and schools, has been hoicked into the position of secretary, ministry of information & broadcasting (I&B). He replaces Ravi Mittal who has been in the hotseat since...

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I&B min requests ministries to clear dues to media

The media industry has been in doldrums in India due to a massive drop in ad volumes. While the industry already experienced a slowdown in FY19, the countrywide lockdown has worsened the crisis. Post COVID-19 period, many of the media houses are sacking employees, cutting salaries, shutting down...

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I&B min advisory on health of media persons covering COVID-19

MUMBAI: The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has issued an advisory to media houses to ensure that the health of their field and office staff is taken care of. The advisory comes in the wake of 53 journalists contracted COVID-19 in Mumbai while covering the pandemic.

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PIB serves show-cause notice to Public TV for ‘spreading false information’

The Press Information Bureau (PIB) under the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has sent show-cause notice to Kannada news channel Public TV for ‘spreading false information’.

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I&B secretary asks union ministries to clear ad dues of media cos

MUMBAI: Information & broadcasting (I&B) ministry secretary Ravi Mittal has contacted his counterparts in several other ministers asking them to clear the dues they owe several media companies, media reports suggest. Mittal has cited the financial pressure that the media companies are...

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